Preces and Responses for Double Choir (Geoff Allan)

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  • (Posted 2020-06-29)  CPDL #59413:   
Music Notation and mp3 files
  1. Preces   Icon_mp3_globe.gif
  2. Lesser Litany (after the Creed) and Lord's Prayer   Icon_mp3_globe.gif
  3. Responses after the Lord's Prayer   Icon_mp3_globe.gif
  4. Final Responses   Icon_mp3_globe.gif
Editor: Geoff Allan (submitted 2020-06-29).   Score information: A4, 18 pages, 535 kB   Copyright: Personal
Edition notes: Open score version of the Preces and Responses
May be used for Matins or Evensong.
mp3 files are "sung" by a sampled choir to the syllable "ah".
These will be replaced by recordings of a real choir after performance and recording.

General Information

Title: Preces and Responses for Double Choir
Composer: Geoff Allan
Lyricist: The Book of Common Prayercreate page

Number of voices: 8vv   Voicing: SATB.SATB
Genre: SacredPreces and Responses

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 2020
Description: Set of Preces and Responses for Matins or Evensong using text from the 1662 Prayer Book. These were written for an experienced choir and Precentor. They differ from most, if not all, other settings in using the choir to accompany the precentor's intonations and collects. The precentor should always be heard! If you perform them please let the composer know and preferably send a recording. Written in 2011 and revised in 2020.

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Original text and translations

Original text and translations may be found at Preces and Responses.